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#15 Beach Volleyball Drops a Pair at Burrow Beach Bash
Erica Brok (L) and Mackenzie Morris (R) won both of their matches on Saturday.
Erica Brok (L) and Mackenzie Morris (R) won both of their matches on Saturday.
March 10, 2018

Final Stats

BOCA RATON, Fla. The Florida Atlantic University beach volleyball team faced off against a pair of tough opponents, on day two of the Burrow Beach Bash, falling to Florida Gulf Coast 3-2 and #11 Georgia State 4-1. The Sandy Owls are now 6-6 on the season.

Match 1 vs. Florida Gulf Coast

Erica Brok and Mackenzie Morris took court five in straight sets by matching 21-13 scores. Amanda Silva and Kaila Dorish won the first set at no. 4, but lost the next two, allowing the Eagles to tie the match at 1-1. Jessalyn Kinlaw and Gabrielle Dischler regained the lead for the Sandy Owls with a 21-13, 21-17 victory on court two. Nicole Navarro and Nicole Grant couldn’t fend off a FGCU comeback at no. 3 and the Eagles were once again able to level the score, this time 2-2. The match came down to the no. 1 court were Carly Scarbrough and Brittany Pellitteri dropped a pair of narrow decisions and FGCU took the match. Julia Lewkowicz and Sam Gott swept their match on the exhibition court.


 

 

Florida Gulf Coast 3, #15 Florida Atlantic 2

  1. Amanda Carroll/Mackenzie Allen (FGCU) def. Carly Scarborough/Brittany Pellitteri (FAU) 21-19, 21-17
  2. Jessalyn Kinlaw/Gabrielle Dischler (FAU) def. Giovanna Borgiotti/Ashley Glickert (FGCU) 21-13, 21-17
  3. Katherine Puisis/Karissa Rhoades (FGCU) def. Nicole Navarro/Nicole Grant (FAU) 19-21, 21-17, 15-10
  4. Snowy Burnam/Kayla Whetstone (FGCU) def. Amanda Silva/Kaila Dorish (FAU) 15-21, 21-18, 15-13
  5. Erica Brok/Mackenzie Morris (FAU) def. Kaitlan Krivdo/Alayna Ryan (FGCU) 21-13, 21-13

Ext. Julia Lewkowicz/Sam Gott (FAU) def. Karissa Rhoades/Kellie Pernula (FGCU) 21-14, 21-11

 

Match 2 vs. #11 Georgia State

Brok and Morris won their 10th match of the season with a sweep on court five by matching 21-16 scores to give the Sandy Owls a 1-0 lead. The Panthers tied the match with a straight set victory on court four. Another GSU sweep on court one put FAU behind 2-1. Dischler and Kinlaw overcame a first set loss at no. 2 but lost a nailbiter of a third set to clinch the match for the Panthers. Grant and Navarro rallied from a defeat in the first set to force a decisive set, but their comeback came up just short. Ashlan Cunningham and Megan McGrath got extended to a third set in the exhibition match, but were able to close out the duo from GSU 15-10 to take the match.

 

#11 Georgia State 4, #15 Florida Atlantic 1

  1. Teegan Van Gunst/Tiffany Creamer (GSU) def. Carly Scarborough/Brittany Pellitteri (FAU) 21-15, 22-20
  2. Annika Van Gunst/Brooke Weiner (GSU) def. Gabrielle Dischler/Jessalyn Kinlaw (FAU) 21-11, 19-21, 15-12
  3. Olivia Stasevich/Georgia Johnson (GSU) def. Nicole Grant/Nicole Navarro (FAU) 21-13, 16-21, 15-9
  4. Amie Held/Kate Novack (GSU) def. Kaila Dorish/Amanda Silva (FAU) 21-18, 21-18
  5. Erica Brok/Mackenzie Morris (FAU) def. Eden Hawes/Ashley McGinn (GSU) 21-16, 21-16

Ext. Ashlan Cunningham/Megan Mcgrath (FAU) def. Maddie Gordon/Rebekah Brodbeck (GSU) 21-10, 19-21, 15-10

Upcoming

The Sandy Owls will travel to Tavares, Fla. for the Stetson/Hickory Point Lake Bash on March 16 and 17.

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